1 Dead flies make a aperfumer’s oil stink, so a little foolishness is weightier than wisdom and honor.
2 A wise man’s heart directs him toward the right, but the foolish aman’s heart directs him toward the left.
6 afolly is set in many exalted places while rich men sit in humble places.
15 The toil of 1a fool so wearies him that he does not even know how to go to a city.
17 Blessed are you, O land, whose king is of nobility and whose princes eat at the appropriate time—for strength and not for adrunkenness.
18 Through aindolence the rafters sag, and through slackness the house leaks.
20 Furthermore, ain your bedchamber do not bcurse a king, and in your sleeping rooms do not curse a rich man, for a bird of the heavens will carry the sound and the winged creature will make the matter known.
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